The (predictable) Evolution of Useful Things

Darrell MannIndustrial Fellow, Department Of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity Of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY, UKPhone: +44 (1225) 826465Fax: +44 (1225) 826928E-mail: D.L.Mann@bath.ac.uk Introduction ‘The...
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Nikolai Khomenko

Message: 1996Posted by: Greg YezerskyPosted on: Saturday, 2nd April 2011 It is very difficult to talk about Nikolai in the past tense, as I have known him for 26 years and had an honor and privilege to...
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“innovation Nation” Worth the Read?

Message: 1440Posted by: SS BBPosted on: Monday, 6th October 2008 Real Innovation forum members: I'm going through some piles of books and deciding what to keep and toss – is Innovation...
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Innovation Principles in War

Message: 1974Posted by: Jack HipplePosted on: Friday, 21st January 2011 Two recent technology and news developments have highlighted the use of TRIZ inventive principles in warfare. Let me explain....
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Right- and Left-brained Thinking

Jack HippleYou’ve probably heard these expressions before, but have you spent some serious time thinking about what they mean? How they relate to innovation? Your organization? I’m going to oversimplify...
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Kraev’s Korner

Editor’s note: Kraev’s Korner was first published in the newsletter of the Altshuller Institute, www.aitriz.org in 2005. Val Kraev is the Chief TRIZ Officer of the Technical Innovation Center in Worcester,...
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Unleashing the Voice of the Product and the Voice of the Process

Darrell Mann Director, Systematic Innovation Ltd, UK Phone/Fax: +44 (1275) 342960 Mobile: +44 (7980) 864028 E-mail: darrell.mann@systematic-innovation.com Abstract In this paper we propose that, our need...
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Using Trends of Evolution to Direct Wound Treatments

By KRD Pravin, Shweta Phadke and Amita Vijay RumdeIntroductionThe Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ) is based primarily on three ideas:Significant inventive ideas do not necessarily tend to be...
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Innovation Lessons from Italian Furniture Design

James TodhunterI stumbled upon an interesting article courtesy of the developerlife blog.  The article, “Radical Design, Radical Results”, is found on the Harvard Business School Working Knowledge...
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